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Oakland Tribune from Oakland, California • Page 14

Oakland Tribune from Oakland, California • Page 14

Oakland Tribunei
Oakland, California
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Housing and Home Finance Ad 14feilhuh2IttHttttie Aug. 11,1966 ministration grant financing U.S. Aid May Save two-tniras of tbat amount The remaining third of the cost was shared equally by the SFO Airlines, Bell Aerosystems Bay JHovercraf and the Port The Port contribution of $131,303 included an allocation of $33,000 from city (Si Officials San Francisco- tunas. The project's vehicles were Oakland Helicopter Airlines, which operated the service, Bell SK-5s, an American modification of the SR.N5 Hovercraft have expressed sansractioo. with the performance and reliability produced in England by West-land Aircraft Ltd.

of the novel craft and said they had favorable reaction from 85 v. per cent of the passengers. The craft in service here were powered by General Electric LM 100 marine gas turbine However, during the early months of the project, passen Oakland's i t-in-the-nation Hovercraft passenger service was gaining passenger acceptance at the end and officials here would like to continue it During the federally Subsidized demonstration year, which ended Monday, two high-speed skimmer craft operated four to six flights daily over San Francisco Bay, carrying a total of 13,600 passengers. A application for a new three-year federal grant to use even larger craft, will be considered by the Oakland Board of Port Commissioners soon, according to Port Executive Director Ben Nutter The let skimmer service fea engines and other eJedricaL gers were slow in coming and navigation and communications the British-designed vehicles, equipment Any new application for federal funds would seek money to which could carry 14 passengers each, were reported as operating fct only 37 per cent capacity finance 30-passenger vehicles and possibly even 90-passenger up to January. craft later.

Nutter said that figure rose to about 70 per cent toward the A study of project results and passenger reaction is being pre end of the project, with longer days permitting more flights and customers growing more pared for the HHFA by the Uni tured neither-fish-nor-fowl craft versity of California Institute of Transportation and Traffic En that rode on a csuhipn of air, accustomed to the craft FEDERAL GRANT performing equally well over gineering and is expected to be land or water. Nutter said Nicholas Johnson, issued within 90 days. GOOD REACTION Fed era iTnaritimedminis: Even if the Port board agrees to make the application for hew The Hovercraft shuttled be trator, has expressed interest in a further Hovercraft project tween the airports of San Fran project funds, the board has made it clear that the Port cisco and Oakland and between here. Lmmmwn. GROUNDED HOVERCRAFT MAY FLY AGAIN WITH MORE FEDERAL FUNDS Scott Russell of Oakland shows one way to get air-cushion vehicle in air would make' no further contribu Downtown San Francisco and Cost of the year's program was $1,187,726 with a Federal ma mm mm mf mm am mm a mm mm a tion.

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